2019 State of the Commonwealth Report
Virginia’s economy is poised to grow for the fifth consecutive year. The number of jobs and people employed set new records in the summer of 2019 and CNBC recently ranked the Commonwealth as the most business-friendly state in the country. However, increasing economic uncertainty threatens the promise of a bright start to the coming decade. We assess the performance of the Virginia economy and ask what the future holds.
Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, "Part 1: Virginia's Growth Improves in Uncertain Times" (2019). State of the Commonwealth Reports. 43.